Odeh and Tahla win bronze medals at West Asian Fencing Championship

Awda and Al-Tahla win two bronze medals in the Asian Fencing Championship
(Photo: JOC)
AMMAN — Jordanian fencing marked a historic achievement at the Asian Fencing Championship, being held  in the Uzbek capital Tashkent.اضافة اعلان

More than 500 sportsmen and women are representing 25 Asia countries, take place in the competition in which Jordanians Iyad Odeh and Abdullah Al-Tahla received bronze medals in the epee weapon Under-20 category and Saber weapon of the same category, respectively.

The two members of the national team showed great levels of performance.

Head of the Fencing Federation Khaled Al-Attiyat expressed satisfaction with the results of these young sportsmen, “which came as a result of the great efforts made by everyone over the past period, and which confirmed the development of the fencing sport, which made it reach the first ranks on the Asian continent”.

Attiyat said in statements published on the official website of the Jordan Olympic Committee: "We congratulate the whole Jordanian fencing family for this distinguished achievement, which enhances our ambition to continue sponsoring and supporting all national team players,”.

His message also said that “we appreciate the great efforts made by the technical staff supervising all national teams, the Olympic Committee, headed by His Highness Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, for its permanent support for the national teams and its keenness to provide the necessary support to all players.”

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